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    Word Form Fields Navigation using the Tab function

    The best way for my users to navigate a form to fill in the fields is by using their TAB key. It seems that Word wants you to click and type, not tab. When you do tab in a field, it puts the tab in the field itself and doesn't navigate to the next field. Any ideas out there?
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    Judy

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    Your description suggests you're not using form fields, but content controls; specifically, the rich text content control. Plain text content controls do not allow tabs within them (i.e. pressing <tab> within them takes you to the next control), but rich text content controls do.
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    Paul Edstein
    [MS MVP - Word]

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    Paul,
    Thank you thank you! I'm eager to give that a whirl!
    Judy

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